Araucanía

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See also: Araucania and Araucânia

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Mapudungun rag ko ‎(clayey water), a place name adapted into Spanish as Arauco.

Proper noun[edit]

Araucanía f

  1. (historical) Araucania, the homeland of the Mapuche people in part of Patagonia (southern Chile and Argentina).
  2. One of the fifteen administrative regions of Chile.

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